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Dec 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
direct impact on everything from education to public safety. >>> when we come back, it seems to be a mystery of the universe, which mobile phone service really is best? we'll show you your own personal best option. card hassles? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can be used right away. plus, you can load cash or checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and checks right from your smartphone. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. . >>> with most cell phone contracts lasting two years, many consumers want to make sure they get the carrier that delivers best quality for the lowest price. but no one service fits all. ktvu consumer editor tom vacar found a valuable free tool that custom tailors your mobile phone decision. >> reporter: who has the best mobile phone service? >> verizon. >> at&t. >> metro pcs. >> i think it's a toss up. >> we never tell anybody who is the best cell phone company for them. >> reporter: he can help because he is ceo of a company that measures and monitors mobile phone speed and quality right down to the square blo
FOX
Dec 8, 2012 8:00pm PST
everything from education to public safety. >> when we come back it seems to be a mystery of the universe, which mobile phone service is really best? we'll show you your own personal best option. . >>> with with cell phone contracts lasting two years many consumers want to make sure they get the carrier that delivers best quality for the lowest price, but no one service fits a. ktvu's tom vacar found a valuable free tool that custom tailors your mobile phone decision. >> reporter: who has the best mobile phone service? >> verizon. >> at&t. >> metro pcs. >> we never tell anybody who is the best cell phone company for them. >> reporter: but he can help because he is ceo of root metrics, who says uses only store bought unmodified phones indoors outside and while driving, testing phone's main uses. >> we put software on it that helps to automate tests and tests we run are calls and upload and download data tests and texting. >> reporter: employees record the data and transfer it to free maps you can access, but that general information is not specific to how you use your phone. >> fo
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 10:00pm PST
voters in their areas to be able to reinvest in a very underfunded educational system. >> reporter: governor brown has indicated he will be a check on democrats when it comes to raising taxes, and the supermajority could be short lived with several members leaving their seats in april. there could be a rush to get things done, once lawmakers return in january. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a teenager who was denied eagle scout status and kicked out because was gay attended a service as a special guest to honor him for integrity. >>> we had a calm and clear day today. get those umbrellas back out. i'll show you how soon our next round of rain will arrive. >> neighbors call it a crumbling i-4. >> taking three trips to steal from kids with special needs. >> it hurts us. it hurts all of us. >> in 90 seconds, what led police to an arrest, and the recovery of the teaching tools. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus decemb
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 9:00am PST
reactions. it's been really i guess educational to see like the different range of reactions that we've been getting, from really positive and supportive to shocked and confused. >> i wasn't expecting the song to resonate with people as much as it seems to have. just strangers were crying over our breakup. >> we wish you the best of luck in your futures. but i have a hunch this story might not be over. i have a hunch you two might reunite. >> we shall see. >> yeah. >> sting said it, if you love somebody set them free. >> sting. >> sting. >> just about the time when you're starting to snug until and light fire places and put on your snuggies, i bring you cliff diving. summer remnant video from zaumish british columbia at the franklin powerhouse. they are not just cliff diving. they're jumping over into waterfalls. the water is gorgeous. >> got to be cold i would imagine. >> yeah. >> i guess you can call this a prescription for seasonal effective disorder. >> that's right, dr. fabian. i would agree with you. >> i can write one out for you. >> this particular spot is gorgeous in the
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addiction? some researchers say yes. they say factors such as materialism and impulsiveness play a big role in tipping cell phone use into an addiction especially when phones are used excessively in public. that's when we're signaling that we have a shiny object, status symbol. young adults check their phones an average of 60 times a day. >>> new details about the kansas city chiefs player who killed his girlfriend and then committed suicide. among other things, police are now saying that he may have had another girlfriend. jovan belcher shot the mother of his daughter at their home earl
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm PST
outraged by the new mailer. >> reporter: the person who sent it out said it's a brilliant way to educate new people. the first of its kind mailer was sent out inside utility bills to 194,000 san jose households this week. the headline asks if you have a concern or complaint about san jose police, then provide a number you can call. >> this is a good department but every department, every agency, every organization can be better. >> reporter: independent police auditor who put out the flier says she's required to do outreach. adding this new method reaches more people than a community meeting. >> we do the best we can and that means we have to think creatively. >> that's really the slap in the face. >> reporter: but the san jose police officers union questions the timing as the department faces low moral, a high homicide rate and a dwindling force. >> we have six officers leaving this week. bringing our force dwindling down to less and less every day. it's kind of odd timing that this would be the item that we reach out to residents on. >> reporter: tonight we asked some san jose resident
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
of mentoring, education and positive interaction. governor jerry brown was also at the event. >>> a nurse duped by a prank call made to the hospital where kate middleton was treated was found dead this morning in london. she was found dead near king edward vii hospital. police are calling the death unexplained. two disk jockeys called and asked to be put through to the ward. >> she was recently the victim of a hoax call. the hospital had been supporting her. >> the station and the disk jockeys are facing a back lash. their website and facebook pages are filled with angry comments. the royal family offered thoughts and prayers to her family and friends. >>> wireless carriers agreed to relay texts to 911. they signed on to provide the service by may of 2014. only a handful of call centers are able to receive texts. >>> if there has been progress towards avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff it is going on behind the scenes. speaker of the house john boehner is waiting to hear a counter offer from president obama since the republican plan was delivered on monday. >> reports indicate the
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
will include 40 memorial groves, a education center and a plaza. >>> after weeks of rumors, nasa delivered a understated assessment from the mars rover. in a news conference in san francisco they said samples collected had shown organic compounds but they can't be sure if that amounts to signs of life. >> we don't know if they are indigenous to mars or not. it will take us time to work through that. there is a lot of interest in that but the point is that the middle name is patience. >> today the scientists said the idea they might have found signs of life was a misunderstanding. >> a new break through in weather forecasting, new at 6:00 p.m. the new high tech tool that could help protect storms. >>> the steve jobs movie will premier in january. some of the filming took place in palo alto. it looks at 30 years in the co- founder. >>> coming up in 2 minutes, more on the school shut down after the big weekend storm. what they say getting back to normal will be especially hard. >> and a ceremony mark as power change, what democrats say they plan to do with their new found super majo
FOX
Dec 2, 2012 4:00pm PST
take my baby. ♪ aids will not take our future. ♪ our weapons are testing... education, care and support. ♪ and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. information on my phone. connection to doctors who get where i'm from. and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >> chris: as we said, house speaker boehner's office called us to say he wanted to come on fox news sunday to tell his side of the story. he says the president wants to ram rod a deal through, not work out a compromise, and, boehner might, he suggests, be willing to go over the cliff. >> chris: speaker boehner, welcome back to fox news sunday. >> good to be with you. >> chris: how would you characterize the deal the treasury
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
arrest a burglar, suspected of stealing from a classroom for special education students three times in list than 24 hours. police say john rodi burglarized the classroom and eldridge element other skoon -- elementary on sunday night. some of those items were recovered during his arrest. ridi was on probation and now 's facing new burglary charges. >> 8:33. san francisco housing authority employees filed several complaints about their boss henry alvarez. several members of the -- of mayor lee's staff said they've known about the complaints. that is according to the chronicle. the chronicle reports a second lawsuit -- in the new lawsuit, the housing authority claims he was stripped of his responsibilities after taking a two-week patternty leave after a medical leave. there's another lawsuit of bullying, using racist language and trying to fire a house authority employee. >> now, democrats have a two- thirds majority in both the senate and the assembly which means they can pass legislation without needing republican votes. this historic super majority and we intend to use it purposely
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
bit and also just to be educated on being safe around the water. >> the statistics are alarming. ten people drown every day in the united states. it's the second leading cause of death for children under 14. unfortunately, 60 to 70% of black children and hispanic children don't know how to swim, making them three times more likely to drown. >> on top of that, if parent doesn't know how to swim there's a pretty good statistic you're not going -- your child isn't going to learn how to swim either. >> but make a splash is the big push in 47 states. their goal is to get kids prepared for the water and summertime fun. >> there are three main barriers that stops a lot of kids from swimming. the number one is fear. whether it's a generational thing passed down from their parents. the second one is physical appearance. a lot of kids -- mostly females don't want to get into the water because of their hair. the third one is cost. sometimes swimming lessons can be quite costly. >> the foundation wants to cut those costs. to date, they have helped 1.1 million kids become swimmers. >> being an ol
FOX
Dec 1, 2012 10:00pm PST
the air. >>> today people around the globe are working world aids day with memorial and educational campaigns. in the u.s. entertain janet jackson released a public service announcement. >> did you know that over a million americans are living with hiv? and one in five don't even know they are infecked. know your hiv status, get tested today. >> at the white house, a large redrinon hangs in honor of the 25th aids day. the cdc says more than a quarter of the infections in the us occur in youth and the marketplace of young males who become infected having unprotected sex with orthomale. in oakland they wellness center offered free testing and provides treatment for a number of sexually- transmitted diseases. . >>> san mateo county officials are not sure if two mountain lion cubs spotted in half moon bay are the same pair someone saw yesterday of the today's sighting came 12:30 near san benito. san mateo county sheriff officials and the state department of fish and game are looking into the sightings. >>> come monday a recount is scheduled in alameda county on measure b that lost by fe
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
requirement to feed the dolphins. educators and animal care staff are always on site monitoring all of the exhibits. >>> in japan at least nine people are dead. seven others are still missing after a tunnel collapsed on a major highway. it happened yesterday at about 50 miles west of tokyo. supports made of concrete and metal suddenly gave way causing a 350-foot section of the ceiling to fall on top of cars. rescue efforts have been put on hold because of fallen debris. the tunnel had just passed a routine inspection in september. >>> there is a new development back here in san francisco central subway project. the chronicle reports muni is ready to abandon controversial plans to dig out the section in north beach. muni wanted to dig up parts of columbus avenue no remove drilling machines. some neighbors were against the idea. muni says it will remove the machines near the abandoned theater. >>> time now 6:25. despite reports of his arrest it appears tech mogul john mcafee is still on the run from the law. there was a post on his blog that he had been packture -- captured but belize sa
FOX
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
health foundation, she is creating programs to educate families. >> they take children from a long screening, from their bmi to all their testings they need. their blood pressure, height, weight. they take them through a spirometry check. they get an asthma and action plan, they see the ator gift and pulmonologist. many times that's not something you can do all in one day. we're really trying to capture it all together. >> the children have a fair amount of basic information about asthma. they operate off of a lot of myths. >> the idea is to bring the health options and information to underdeserved communities while showing that staying healthy can be fun. >> we work out as a family. i have a mini-gym at the house. i put the kids through circuit training three times a week. >> if there's one parent who talked to me and said, i no longer have to take my child to the er. well, that's costing less for us as a plan. but it's providing this mother with the opportunity to know their child is healthy. the child, it provides them with the confidence we can do things such as play basketball
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm PST
allows voters to be able to reinvest in a very under funded educational system. >> more details now. 7 of the 38 represent the bay area. all but one are democrats. jerry hill is leaving his seat to become a state senator. he will over see district 13. >>> the founder of mcafee said he left belize. a reporter spoke to john mcafee and asked him if the accusations are true, that he killed his neighborhood. >> reporter: did you kill him -- killed his neighbor? >> reporter: did you kill him? >> why did would i kill him? >> reporter: do you believe this is a vendetta to take you down and kill you? >> absolutely, sir. >> police say he is not a suspect, they just want to talk to him to get answers in their investigation. >>> apple says it is on track for its goal of having the iphone 5 available in 100 markets by the end of the market. it will be on sale in south korea friday, followed by 50 countries. that will bring the total number of countries to 102. >>> new reports say facebook may be purchasing what's app? the app allows users to send messages using data plans instead of text plans.
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 9:00am PST
really interesting applications. it could be used in art education. a good artist can use that digital pen to create something and someone else can come along and make it on their own. >> i understand that you have another invention that could make us look cool. >> i do. so you know on scooby-doo how the bad guys had the eyes that would follow you. a nasa engineer created a wait for this to be possible. he takes a cool portrait. cuts out the eyes. puts anfá ios device behind it d uses another ios device to facetime that one so he can see what's going on. >> this is the coolest security device ever. you can watch the burglars in they're in your house. >> you can recreate this without using facetime and download a free app of his called digital duds which give you moving eyes without putting your own in there. >> look at that. creeping me out there for a fás. >> food for louie. don't know him? you will after this. >> see what the king of gag worthy eating puts down this time. >> it's like a gusher. ♪ because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to o
FOX
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
world released a statement. educators and animal care staff are always there on site monitoring all of their exhibits. >>> a bike lane here at golden gate park are style -- cyclist ride between parked cars and the sidewalk along 1.5 miles of john f. kennedy drive. the speeds of both the cars and bikes have dropped more than two miles an hour. but disability activists say it cuts off their access to the sidewalk. so now they are thinking about taking legal action to completely shut down that bike lane. >>> the weekend storm brought major problems to the south bay and that had utility workers and law enforcement working overtime. several trees came down on to power lines and there was also major flooding at several parks. a man, woman, and child were stuck in their car because of flooding on east capital expressway in milpitas. many people now say they are stocking up on sandbags to prepare for the next storm. >> well, i was cooking and look out on the street and there was flood on the park. and it reminds us many years ago in the mid 1990s and we got flooded there. >> in mountain vie
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